When Only a Superyacht Will Do

Most vacation home buyers gravitate to beach destinations, mountain locales or golf and ski communities. But for some in the very deep-pocketed-set, only a superyacht will do. Defined as boats that are at least 90 feet long, these yachts are floating mansions that travel wherever their owners want them to go. The Netherlands-based Heesen Yachts…

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Medical News Today: Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in ‘landmark discovery’

In what they have called an ‘unprecedented achievement,’ researchers have managed to synthesize a powerful anticancer compound. Scientists have been trying to achieve this feat for more than 3 decades. New research achieves the total synthesis of a powerful anticancer compound. Yoshito Kishi, who is the Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry in the Department of…

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What’s So Funny About Autism?

My son often asks, “What do you have against jokes?” “Nothing,” I reply. “Well, stop killing them,” he says. He’s 18, autistic, and does standup. He has learned the importance of delivery and timing, skills mastered by the best comics. Despite this, many people believe people with autism are humorless. Tell that to Jerry Seinfeld,…

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